New minimum wages for the hospitality sector
Basic Conditions of Employment Act :
New minimum wages from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2019 will apply to the hospitality sector which:
- Includes hotel, motel, inn, resort, game lodge, hostel, guest house, guest farm or bed and breakfast, short stay, self-catering, timeshare, camping and caravan park accommodation, restaurants, pubs, taverns, cafes, tearooms, coffee shops, fast food outlets, snack bars, industrial or commercial, function or contract caterers that prepare, serve or provide prepared food or liquid refreshments for consumption on or off the premises and all incidental activities; and
- Excludes employers and employees involved in the trade of letting of flats, rooms or houses, covered by another sectoral determination or covered by a collective agreement.